'''Vincent Eugene Craddock''' (February 11, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as '''Gene Vincent''', was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll
. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, "Be-Bop-A-Lula
", is considered a significant early example of rockabilly.
[ He is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. ]